Hyderabad: The sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone Team on Sunday, arrested a man who allegedly posed as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Intelligence and cheating people.

According to police reports, Radhakishan Rao, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Task Force, Hyderabad said, " On credible information the sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone Team apprehended MV Ravichandra who was posing himself as ACP (Assistant Commissioner of Police), Intelligence and cheated the innocent people in the area."

"In 2013, Ravichandra started working as a data entry operator in Hyderabad. He claims that he is passionate about the police department. He told all his friends and neighbours that he had been selected as Deputy Superintendent of Police in 2012 and working in the Intelligence department," he added.

According to reports, in 2015 Ravichandra was arrested for beating a person but was released later.

Ravichandra has also procured one police identity card by his name and other incriminating materials pertaining to the police department.

"Today, the accused Ravichandra was present at Rekha Residency in Secunderabad when the Task Force team apprehended him and seized all fake documents," Rao said.

At the time of Ravichandra's arrest, the police found one police name board, a medical certificate and fitness certificate of Gandhi Hospital in the name of MV Ravichandra, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Intelligence.

The police have seized all the material recovered from the accused and sent it for further examination.